BIOL 101
The Cell Fall 2009
Division III
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This course provides an introduction to the cellular aspects of modern biology. It explains the development of cell structure and function as a consequence of evolutionary processes, and it stresses the dynamic properties of living systems. Topics considered include biological molecules and enzyme action, membrane structure and function, energy exchange and design of metabolic systems, expression of genetic information, cell signalling, cell trafficking, the cell cycle, and cancer. In addition to textbook assignments, articles from the recent biological literature will be assigned and discussed.
The Class: Format: lecture/discussion/laboratory, six hours per week
Limit: 96
Expected: 96
Class#: 1178
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on hour tests, a final exam, and weekly lab reports
Prerequisites: none
Distributions: Division III
Attributes: BIMO Required Courses
NSCI Required Courses

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